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Emergency Preparedness

emergency managementBenedictine University is dedicated to protecting the well-being of its students, staff and faculty as well as its research and intellectual property, equipment and facilities. The University strives to reduce the impacts of emergencies and increase the effectiveness of the campus community in responding to and recovering from their inevitable occurrences. Doing so will provide continuity of campus operations in furtherance of the University's mission.

In the event of a campus-wide, natural or man-made disaster, information will be communicated to our students, faculty, staff, parents and friends in a number of ways to get the most current and accurate information out quickly.

The University's Emergency Response and Recovery Team (ERRT) encourages everyone to read the Emergency Response Plans and be familiar with your roles and responsibilities in preparing for an emergency.

Preparation starts with you!

Alcohol and Drug Policy

Description: Guidelines regarding the use, sale, delivery, possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages in or on any property owned or controlled by the University.

Violence Prevention Initiatives

Description: Information about our policies and initiatives related to preventing and responding to incidents of gender based violence (sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual harassment)

Title IX
It is the policy of Benedictine University to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination based on sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) in the University’s educational program or activity, employment, and admissions. Title IX also prohibits retaliation for asserting or otherwise participating in or refusing to participate in the investigation of claims of sex discrimination. If you have any questions contact Dr. Tammy Sarver, Title IX Coordinator, Scholl Hall 228L; 630-829-6473; (, or in Arizona, Dr. Julie Cowgill,  Gillett Hall 230; 480-878-6703; (, Deputy Title IX Coordinator. Additional information about reporting sexual harassment on campus and Title IX can be found at

Title IX Policy and Reporting Title IX Policy


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Michi Dubes
Emergency Preparedness Manager/Safety Specialist
Benedictine University
5700 College Road, PG 132
Lisle, IL 60532